Vikram Chandra () is the CEO of NDTV Group and is an anchor for the Big Fight, Gadget Guru, and the Nine o'clock news.
Vikram Chandra has about 19 years of experience in Television Journalism. During these years, he switched with ease from the prime time 9 o’clock News to the cult favourite Gadget Guru where he slips into a more comfortable avatar to discuss and review all the latest gizmos. But he is perhaps best associated with NDTV’s flagship show, The Big Fight, which has been one of India’s top rated current affairs shows for more than a decade. He did his Bachelors in Economics from St. Stephen’s College in Delhi and went on to study at Oxford on an Inlaks Scholarship. He honed his media skills at Stanford University where he did a course in Mass Media.
As a reporter, Kashmir and Terrorism have been areas of special interest. Vikram was the first and only TV correspondent to film the army camps at the Saltoro Heights in Siachen; and to enter Chrar-e-Sharief just before it was burnt down by the militants. He has interviewed a number of global figures — including Bill Gates, Shimon Peres, Rupert Murdoch and the King of Saudi Arabia.
He has written a fiction thriller set in Kashmir “The Srinagar Conspiracy” which became the number one best seller in the country.Vikram has been named the Global... Read More